double bill

noun

Definition of double bill

: a bill (as at a theater) offering two features

Examples of double bill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Errol Flynn robs the rich and gives to the poor, then plays pirate on the high seas, in this double bill of 1930s-era swashbucklers. Matt Cooperlistings Coordinator, Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Originators of the legendary Motown sound return to Baltimore with The Temptations and the Four Tops as the double bill at The Lyric, 140 West Mount Royal. John Coffren, Baltimore Sun, 14 Apr. 2022 To inexpensively book the content needed for a dish night, bank night, or the second half of a double bill, exhibitors turned to the Poverty Row producer-distributors, such as Monogram, Tiffany, and Astor. Eric Hoyt, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Mar. 2022 Screamfest continues and includes this double bill pairing director Sam Raimi’s darkly comic 1987 horror sequel with its 1992 followup. Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 2021 There are also instances of improper or inflated billing, double bill and identity theft by 'bad apples' on staff. Next Avenue, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 The Marx brothers create chaos aboard an ocean liner and then wreak havoc in the tiny nation of Freedonia in this double bill of riotous 1930s-era comedies. Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 2021 Being produced as a double bill by Optomen, each film is told from one of their perspectives. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 19 Nov. 2021 Ron Gallo and Post Animal team up for a double bill at 8:30 p.m. from the Basement East in Nashville. Gary Graff, cleveland, 17 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of double bill

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double bill was in 1917

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Last Updated

12 May 2022

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“Double bill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double%20bill. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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